System & Components

In-Win Dragon Slayer mATX Case Review

Today I will be reviewing the “Dragon Slayer” case, provided to me by the manufacturer, In-Win Development Inc. According to their website, In-Win has been in the computer case business since 1985. I personally have been aware of them for more than a decade, and most, if not all of what I’ve heard has been positive. Let’s see how well the “Dragon Slayer” lives up to In-Win’s reputation. Read More

Lian Li PC-Q06 Benching Station Review

Lian Li is known for killer cases. Mostly all aluminum, they can border on works of art. When they approached us about reviewing a benching station it took me by surprise. They have released a couple new benching stations, the PC-Q06 and the PC-T60, the former of which we’ll be sinking our teeth into today. Read More

Cooler Master HAF-X Case Review

Cooler Master is a well known company providing anything from case fans, power supplies, CPU heatsinks, and of course, cases. Today we will be looking at their flagship case named the HAF-X. Read More

Gunnar Optiks Phenom Performance Eyewear

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Hardcore gamers are always looking for another way to get a leg-up on their competition. There are performance products for nearly everything imaginable, now including eyewear. Unfortunately, a lot of these products are only marketing hype and fail to produce the results that are promised. So, when I first opened the packaging of the Gunnar Optiks Phenom glasses, I was admittedly skeptical if I would notice any difference when wearing them. But, I am a firm believer in “don’t knock it till you try it”, so I was more than willing to test them extensively for a few weeks. Read More

Cooler Master Elite 430 Black Review

By now most of us have heard of Cooler Master and their many products including power supplies, cooling accessories (heatsinks and fans), and of course cases. Today we will be looking at their newest case offering, the Elite 430. The Elite is a brand new mid tower sized case that has not yet been released to the public. Some of Cooler Master’s goals were to “give both value and functionality within an entry level mid tower.” Let’s see if that was accomplished. Read More


IN-WIN Development, Inc. has been around the block a time or ten. Founded in 1986 as a manufacturer of computer chassis, they have since expanded to include power supplies and digital storage devices, but their core business remains their cases. Today we’re going to be looking at their flagship, the full-tower IRONCLAD. Read More

IN WIN Griffin Case Review

Computer cases have been around since the pc age and now it’s a huge market geared towards the pc builder. There is literally a plethora of brands, sizes, styles and colors to choose from. IN-WIN has been around for quite sometime no doubt, and their quote states: “Contemporary & Innovative”

Today we’re going to take a look at IN-WIN’s new GRIFFIN Yellow Mid Tower case. Read More

NZXT Tempest EVO Case Review

NZXT does cases. Well, they do other things, but their main and largest product line consists of their cases. Their stated goal is a lofty one:

“NZXT, a company built upon gamer’s dreams, hopes to create products that put consumers first. With the objective of designing unique products catered for hardware enthusiasts and gamers…”

Their Tempest EVO we’re looking at today certainly sounds like a case that puts the consumer first. So sit back and let’s have a look to see if they’ve come up with something out of a gamer’s dream. Read More

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